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Carlos L. Dews Collection (MC 175)


Biographical Note


According to Wikipedia, Barney Carlos Lee Barney Dews was born in Nacogdoches, Texas on September 26, 1963.  He received his BA from the University of Texas at Austin, his MA and PhD from the University of Minnesota.  His dissertation was based on the unfinished autobiography of Carson McCullers. He later expanded and published it as Illumination and Night Glare in 2002.  He became a tenured professor at the University of West Florida in 1999.  He was the Founding Director of the Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians, Columbus State University, serving in that capacity from 2001 to 2003.  The Center is located in the McCullers family home at 1519 Stark Avenue, Columbus, Georgia.  In addition to editing and publishing Illumination and Night Glare, he edited the Library of America volume of her collected works as well as publishing a number of scholarly articles on McCullers.  After ten years of university teaching, in 2006 Dews returned to graduate school and completed an M. F. A. in Fiction writing, after which he relocated to Rome, Italy, where he is, as of 2014, an associate professor and chair of the department of English at John Cabot University, as well as being the director of the Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation, and director of Italy Reads in Rome.  His most recent works of fiction is a thriller series written in collaboration with S. J. Rozan, jointly using the pseudonym of Sam Cabot.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of the papers of Dr. Dews, mainly related to his research on Carson McCullers.  This material includes posters from film versions of McCullers' books, books and monographs, recordings, photographs, Carson McCullers Society newsletters, playbills and copious scholarly work related to his dissertation and books relating to Carson McCullers, both published and unpublished.  In the latter category are the research files for his projected study of the time Carson McCullers lived in a house owned by George Davis at 7 Middagh Street in Brooklyn, New York in the 1940s.

The materials are arranged in in 10 series: (1) Correspondence; (2) Research Material; (3) Publications of Carlos Dews; (4) 7 Middagh; (5) Professional Activities; (6) Images, Posters, Over-sized Materials; (7) Books and Monographs; (8) Audio-Visual Materials; (9) Microfilm; (10) Playbills.  Many of materials, such as books, posters and similar items, have been loaned to the McCullers Center, or cataloged into the Carson McCullers Research Collection.  These placements are noted in the series descriptions.

1940-2010s                                                        6 boxes (6 l.f.) plus various oversized movie poasters and other other matierals.

Permission to Publish

Except where noted, permission to publish materials from the Carlos L. Dews Papers must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University.  Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

Carlos L. Dews Papers (MC 175)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia


In addition, this collection contains copies of Carson McCullers-related materials from Duke University and the Kurt Weill Foundation's Weill/Lenya Research Center.  With their generous permission, the CSU Archives was able to retain these copies, which have been clearly marked.  Permission to publish from these materials must be obtained from Duke University's David M. Rubenstein Rare Book Manuscript Library or the Kurt Weill Foundation's Weill/Lenya Research Center.

Provenance

This collection was donated by Dr. Carlos Dews in two installments, one in 2003 and the other in 2013.  The collection was completely re-arranged and the new materials included in 2014.

Note to Researchers

See also:

Ballad of the Sad Cafe Playbill (SMC 60)

The Bradley Memorial Library Carson McCullers Collection (MC 184)

Virginia Spencer Carr Collection (MC 23)

Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians

Carson McCullers Society Records (MC 192)

Loretto Chappell Collection (MC 29)

Mary Martha Johnson Photograph Collection (SMC 53)

Clason Kyle Collection (MC 86)

Jordan Massee—Carson McCullers Collection (MC 170)

Mary Mercer/Carson McCullers Collection (MC 296)

Margaret Sullivan Papers (MC 298)

The Valley Reads: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter Collection (MC 179)

John Zeigler and Edwin Peacock Collection (MC 182)

Box/Item List

Series 1 – Correspondence

Box 1

Folder 1 – Correspondence – Asai, Akemi, 1997-2001

Folder 2 – Correspondence – Asai, Akemi – Translation Materials, April, 1999 (?)

Folder 3 – Correspondence – Besse, Christiane, 1 July, 1998

Folder 4 – Correspondence – Brown, Andrew, 1997, 2001

Folder 5 – Correspondence – Carr, Virginia Spenser (July 21, 1929 – April 10, 2012), 1987-2000

Folder 6 – Correspondence – French, Kenneth N. (1927-2000), 1994-2000

     French was a friend and tenant of Carson McCullers'.

Folder 7 – Griffin, Dan, 1992-1999

Folder 8 – Griffin, Dan, 2002

     This folder contains information regarding Griffin's plans for the 2002 celebrations of McCullers' 85th birthday in Columbus and in Nyack.

Folder 9 – Correspondence – James, Betsy, 2001

     This note concerns the potential purchase of Carson McCullers' desk from Lamar Smith.

Folder 10 – Jordan, Thornton, 1997-2001

Folder 11 – Correspondence – Kyle, F. Clason, 1998

Folder 12 – Correspondence – Lantz, Robert (1914-2007), 1997-2003

Folder 13 – Correspondence – Lantz, Robert (1914-2007), nd

     This folder contains a copy of The Apprenticeship of a Wunderkind: The Early and Previously Unpublished Work of Carson McCullers, edited by Carlos L. Dews.

Folder 14 – Correspondence – Lasky, Floria (1923-2007), 1991-1997

Folder 15 – Correspondence – Mason, Daniel, 1974, 1996-1997 and nd

     Much of this material deals with trying to track down the home movie supposedly made of the luncheon given in 1959 by McCullers for Marilyn Monroe, Arthur Miller, Isak Dinesen and others.

Folder 16 – Correspondence – Massee, Jordan (1915-2002), 1994-1995

     This folder also contains photographs of Jordan Massee made during a visit to his home in February of 1994.  There are also two cassette recordings of an interview with Massee made on February 24, 1994.  Only parts 1 and 3 are present, filed in Series 8 -- Audio/Visual Materials.

Folder 17 – Correspondence – Massee, Jordan (1915-2002), 1996-2002

Folder 18 – Correspondence – Massee, Jordan (1915-2002), Notes on Carson McCullers, 1949-1967

Folder 19 – Correspondence – Mercer, Mary E. (1911-2013), 1992-1994

Folder 20 – Correspondence – Mercer, Mary E. (1911-2013) and Joan L. Mertens, 1995-2004

Folder 21 – Correspondence – Mercer, Mary E. (1911-2013) – Photographs, September, 1996

     This folder contains over-sized photographs taken during Dr. Dews' visit to Nyack in 1996 for the dedication of the historical marker in front of Carson McCullers home at 131 S. Broadway in Nyack, New York.  They include photos of participants in the ceremony, the exterior of 131 S. Broad, as well as the garden.  There are also shots of the hospital where Carson McCullers died, as well as of her grave and those of her mother and sister.

Folder 22 – Correspondence – Mercer, Mary E. (1911-2013) – Photographs, 2001

     This folder contains photographs made during Dr. Mercer's visit to Carson McCullers girlhood home on Stark Avenue in Columbus, Georgia.

Folder 22a – Correspondence – Mercer, Mary E. (1911-2013) – Eulogy, May 2, 2013

Folder 23 – Correspondence – Mongelli, Joanne, 1996

Folder 24 – Correspondence – Purt, David, 2002

Folder 25 – Correspondence – Savigneau, Josyane, 2001

Folder 26 – Correspondence – Stuart, Sherman, 1992-1997

Folder 27 – Correspondence – Steiner, Roberta (d. 2001), 2000-2001

     Roberta Steiner was a cousin of Carson McCullers.

Folder 28 – Correspondence – Sullivan, Margaret (1935-2012), 1995-1998

Folder 29 – Correspondence – Virtue, Noel, 2000

Folder 30 – Correspondence – Walker, Susan, 1998

Folder 31 – Correspondence – Williams, Dakin, 1983-2001

Folder 32 – Correspondence – Zeigler, John (1912-2013), 1940s-1960s and nd

     This folder contains photocopies of letters from Carson McCullers and Reeves McCullers, mostly to Edwin Peacock, or jointly to him and John Zeigler.  There are some later ones which are joint letters of Mary Mercer and Carson McCullers to Edwin and Peacock and John Zeigler.  The originals are at Duke University. Duke's David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library has given the CSU Archives permission to retain the copies of these materials made by Dr. Dews, as well as others mentioned below, but all requests for publication must come from them, as well as citing them as the owners of the materials.  There are two sets of these letters.

Folder 33 – Correspondence – Zeigler, John (1912-2013), 1998-2001

     This folder contains Zeigler's reminiscences of Reeves and Carson McCullers, as well a copy of the description of the funeral of John Fullilove (1919-2000) who a close friend of Carson and Reeves McCullers in Paris.  There are also nine photographs, including one of "Jack" Fullilove, one of Topie Johnson, two of Rita Smith in Savannah (?), one of her with Edwin Peacock on Sullivan's Island in August of 1966;two  one of Jacques Tourville one of which includes his translator Robert do Para; one of Carson McCullers with Robert Walden; and one with Edwin Peacock, Rita Smith, John Zeigler and T. J. Worthington at Sullivan's Island, August 1966.

Folder 34 – Correspondence – Zeigler, John (1912-2013), 2003-2007

Folder 35 – Correspondence – Zeigler, John (1912-2013), Writings – The Edwin Poems, 2001(?)

Folder 36 – Correspondence – Zeigler, John (1912-2013), Writings – Short Stories and Memoirs, 1940s-2000s

Folder 37 – Correspondence – Unidentified, nd

Series 2 – Research Materials

Box 2

Folder 1 – Carson McCullers – Articles and references, 1942-1959

     Item 1 – Mrs. McCullers of Carolina Puzzles Gotham Literary Set, The Charlotte Observer, July 10, 1940

     Item 2 – Mademoiselle Magazine, 1941 and 1947

     Item 3 – 'Lonely' Miss McCullers Coming Home to Write, Atlanta Journal, November 16, 1941

     Item 4 – Carson McCullers Gets Guggenheim Fellowship, Columbus Enquirer, April 6, 1942

     Item 5 – Creative Artists Win $1,000 Prizes, New York Times, April 14, 1943

     Item 6 – A Little Southern Girl Speaks from a Well of Despair, New York Post, January, 29, 1950

     Item 7 – She Runs a Nursery for Ideas and Talent, New York Post, February 5, 1950

     Item 8 – Carson McCullers has Double Dose of Success in Novel and Broadway Play, The Journal-News, February 10, 1950

     Item 9 – Carson McCullers, Distinguished Novelist, and Her Mother Visiting Relatives Here, The Macon News, March 19, 1950

     Item 10 – Carson McCullers Cuts Her Own Hair, New York Telegram Sun, March 31, 1950

     Item 11 – Story of an Actress Who Gained Fame in Flops, New York Times, May 14, 1950

     Item 12 – Guardian Agent, Theatre Arts, July, 1950

     Item 13 – Carson McCullers, New York Herald Tribune Book Review, June 17, 1951

     Item 14 – We hitch our wagons, Mademoiselle, August, 1951

     Item 15 – A Matter of Inspiration, Saturday Review, October 13, 1951

     Item 16 – 14 Win Admission to Arts Institute, New York Times, February 8, 1952

     Item 17 – Obituary of Reeves McCullers, New York Times, November 27, 1953

     Item 18 – Obituary of Marguerite Smith, New York Times, June 13, 1955

     Item 19 – Benjamin Britten, Canticle III, Op. 55, 1956

     Item 20 – An interview with Carson McCullers, Literary Cavalcade, February, 1957

     Item 21 – Peter Freuchen, Explorer, 71, Dies, New York Times, September 4, 1957

     Item 22 – Script Revision Held Increasing, New York Times, October 21, 1959

Folder 2 – Carson McCullers – Articles and references, 1960-1969

     Item 1 – Authors Speak for Themselves, New York Times Book Review, June 11, 1961 (?)

     Item 2 – The Theme of Spiritual Isolation in Carson McCullers by Oliver Evans in South: Modern Southern Literature in its Cultural Setting, 1961

     Item 3 – Jose Quintero: The Director as Image Maker, by Jackson G. Barry in Educational Theatre Journal, March, 1962

     Item 4 – London Literary Letter, New York Times Book Review, October 28, 1962

     Item 5 – Love . . . Is At the Heart: Battling Ill health, Carson McCullers Writes On, The Charlotte Observer, May 5, 1963

     Item 6 – The Gothic Spirit in the Forties, Chester E. Eisinger, Fiction of the Forties, 1963

     Item 7 – Dinesen's "Monkey" and McCullers' "Ballad": A Study in Literary Affinity, Studies in Short Fiction, Spring, 1964

     Item 8 – Illness Plagues 4 Georgia Writers, Atlanta Journal and Constitution, August 15, 1964

     Item 9 – The Gothic Architecture of The Member of the Wedding, Robert S. Pillips, Renascance, vol. 16, 1964

     Item 10 – A Southern Writer Still Young in Heart, The Charlotte Observer, January 2, 1966

     Item 11 – Painful Love: Carson McCullers' Parable, Southwest Review, Winter, 1966

     Item 12 – With Carson McCullers, Irish Times, April 10, 1967

     Item 13 – McCullers Honored, Atlanta Constitution, April 30, 1967

     Item 14 – Mrs. McCullers Critically Ill, New York Times, September 2, 1967

     Item 15 – Carson McCullers in Coma, New York Times, September 3, 1967

     Item 16 – Mrs. McCullers, Dies at 50; Wrote of Loneliness and Love and The Heart Stands Out: Relationship of Love and loneliness was Mrs. McCullers's Main Theme, New York Times, September 30, 1967

     Item 17 – Books Abroad: An International Literary Quarterly, Vol. 43,, No. 3, pp. 389-390, Summer, 1968

     Item 18 – The Failure of Love: The Grotesque in Two Novels by Carson McCullers, Robert M. Rechnitz, The Georgia Review, Winter, 1968

     Item 19 – Cuadernos hispanoamericanos: Revista mensual de Cultura Hispánica, n. 228, December, 1968

     Item 20 – Kierkegaard and the Modern American Novel, by Lewis A. Lawson in Essays in Memory of Christine Burleson in Language and Literature by Former Colleagues and Students, ed. By Thomas B. Burton, Johnson City, TN, 1969


Folder 3 – Carson McCullers – Articles and references, 1970-1979

     Item 1 – The Intellectual Traveller: An Essay on George Santayana, by James Ballowe in The Dalhousie Review, Summer, 1970

     Item 2 – A Girl Named Carson, by Margarita G. Smith (first page only), Redbook, January, 1971

     Item 3 – The Search for Relationships in Carson McCullers by Ann Tucker Rogers, 1971. [This dissertation has been cataloged and placed in the Archives McCullers Research Collection under PS3525.A1772 Z706135 1971x]

     Item 4 – The Moral Function of Distortion in Southern Grotesque, Delma Eugene Presley, South Atlantic Bulletin, vol. 37, No. 2, May, 1972

     Item 5 – Literary Life among the Dinka, Harper's Magazine, August, 1972

     Item 6 – Modern World Drama: An Encyclopedia, 1972

     Item 7 – The Man who Married Carson McCullers, by Delma Eugene Presley, This Issue, vol. 2, 1973

     Item 8 – Carson McCullers' Literary Ballad, by Joseph R. Millchap, The Georgia Review, Fall, 1973

     Item 9 – Dostoevsky, D.H. Lawrence, and Carson McCullers; Influences and Confluences by Temira Pachmuss, Germano-Slavica: A Canadian Journal of Germanic and Slavic Comparative Studies, vol. 4, 1974

     Item 10 – Solitary Love: Carson McCullers's Novels, American Literature in the 1940s: Annual Report, 1975

     Item 11 – Lifelessness is the Only Abnormality: A Study of Love, Sex, Marriage, and Family in the Novels of Carson McCullers, Harry Joseph Wallace [a few pages only], 1976

     Item 12 – Las imagines musicales en la obra de McCullers, Alica M. Cervantes L., Editorial Universidad de Costa Rica, 1977[?]

     Item 13 – Androgyny and the Musical Vision: A Study of Two Novels by Carson McCullers, Patricia S. Box, The Southern Quarterly, vol. XVI, no. 2, January, 1978

     Item 14 – Carson McCullers, by Robert F. Kiernan, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume Two: American Novelists Since World War II, 1978

     Item 15 – Retour à Nayack à la recherché de Carson McCullers, by Jacques Tournier, [photocopy of inscription from the author to Jordan Massee, 1979

     Item 16 – Male-Female Pairs in Carson McCullers' "The Ballad of the Sad Café" and "The Member of the Wedding", Notes on Contemporary Literature, vol. 9, iss.1, 1979

     Item 17 – A Science of Love: Love, Music, and Time in the Work of Carson McCullers, by Sue Brannan Walker, 1979


Folder 4 – Carson McCullers – Articles and references, 1980

     Item 1 – McCullers' The Twelve Mortal Men and The Ballad of the Sad Café, by Amberys R. Whittle, American Notes & Queries, May, 1980

     Item 2 – Gothic Mirrors and Feminine Identity, by Clair Kahane, The Centennial Review, vol. XXIV, no. 1, Winter, 1980

     Item 3 – Los elementos grotescos en la narrative de Carson McCullers, by Alicia Cervantes Leal, Editorial Universidad de Costa Rica, vol. 4, no. 2, July-December, 1980

     Item 4 – The patterns of Love in Carson McCullers' Fiction, by Marzenna Raczkowska, Studia Anglica Posnaniensia: An International Review of English Studies, vol. 12, 1980

     Item 5 – A Reader Response Study of the Grotesque in the Fiction of Eudora Welty, Flannery O'Connor, and Carson McCullers, dissertation presented by Deborah Hollister hatch, 1980

Folder 5 – Carson McCullers – Articles and references, 1981-1984

     Item 1 – Carson McCullers' Amazon Nightmare, by Louise Westling, Modern Fiction Studies, vol. 28, no. 3, Autumn, 1982

     Item 2 – McCullers' work in translation, International bibliography of translations, UNESCO, 1982

     Item 3 – The Struggle Toward Androgyny: A Study of Selected American Writers, by Karen Lea Reidell, Arizona State University, May, 1984


Folder 6 – Carson McCullers – Articles and references, 1985

     Item 1 – My Mama's Dead Squirrel, and other writings by Mab Segrest, 1985

     Item 2 – The Gothic Mirror by Claire Kahane, The (M)Other Tongue: Essays in Feminist Psychoanalytic Interpretation, ed. Shirley Nelson Garner, et al., Cornell University Press, 1985

     Item 3 – The Hand That Rocks the Cradle: Recent Gender Theories and Their Implications, Coppelia Kahn, The (M)Other Tongue: Essays in Feminist Psychoanalytic Interpretation, ed. Shirley Nelson Garner, et al., Cornell University Press, 1985

Folder 7 – Carson McCullers – Articles and references, 1986-1997

     Item 1 – Female Adolescence: Psychoanalytic Reflections on Works of Literature, Katherine Dalsimer, [bibliography only], 1986

     Item 2 – The Element of Grotesque in Reflections in a Golden Eye and Ballad of the Sad Café by Carson McCullers, Pratibha Nagpal, Punjab University Research Bulletin (Arts) (PURBA), vol. 18, no. 2, October, 1987

     Item 3 – Carson McCullers issue, Pembroke Magazine, vol. 20 [partial photocopy], 1988

     Item 4 – Entry for Carson McCullers, Dictionary of American Biography, Supplement Eight, 1966-1970, pp. 399-402, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1988

     Item 5– French film focuses on McCullers, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, April 30, 1995

     Item 6 – Last Words by William S. Burroughs, The New Yorker, April 18, 1997

     Item 7 – Dining at the Table of the Sensitives: Carson McCullers's Peculiarity, R. Bruce Brasell, The Southern Quarterly, Vol. 35, No. 4, Summer, 1997

     Item 8 – Mick Kelly: Dressing the Part, J. Danzinger, Masters Closure, August 22, 1999


Folder 8 – Carson McCullers -- Articles and References, nd

     This folder contains a photocopied extract from an unidentified book, perhaps a dissertation.


Folder 9 – Carson McCullers – Articles and References – Biographical Materials, mostly nd

     This folder includes Recollections of Carson McCullers and a brief study of her short stories by Roberta Lawrence, one of McCullers' high school English teachers. It is undated, but is probably from the 1970s.


Folder 10 – Carson McCullers – Articles and References – Dissertations to review, 1970s-1980s

     This folder contains references to mostly dissertations to review.


Folder 11 – Carson McCullers – Articles and References – Misc., 1970s-1990s

Folder 12 – Carson McCullers – Bibliography, 1993-2003

Folder 13 – Carson McCullers – Bibliography (MCA), 1981-1991

Folder 14– Carson McCullers – Notes and Photocopies – Bancou-Segal, Marielle, 1994

Folder 15 – Carson McCullers – Notes and Photocopies – Duke University, 1993-1994

     This folder contains Dr. Dews' correspondence with Duke University libraries regarding his research.  Duke University's David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library has given the CSU Archives permission to retain the copies of their materials made by Dr. Dews, mentioned below, but all requests for publication must come from them, as well as citing them as the owners of the materials.

Folder 16 – Carson McCullers – Notes and Photocopies – Duke University – Carr Papers [photocopies made in 1993] – Chronology, nd

     This chronology of Carson McCullers' life is from the Virginia Spencer Carr Papers at Duke University.

Folder 17 – Carson McCullers – Notes and Photocopies – Duke – Carr Papers [photocopies made in 1993] – Huston, John, 1966-1967

     This folder contains photocopies of Carson McCullers letters to John Houston, mostly about her trip to visit him at his home in Galway, Ireland in 1967.

Folder 18 – Carson McCullers – Notes and Photocopies – Duke – Carr Papers [photocopies made in 2004] – Huston, John, 1966-1967, 1970-1976

     This folder contains photocopies of correspondence relating to Carson McCullers' visit to John Houston in Ireland in April of 1967, as well as her subsequent stroke and death.  Included are letters to and from Robert Lantz, her agent, as well as Mary Mercer, Gladys Hill and others.  It also includes correspondence to and from Dr. Carr, John Huston and Gladys Hill about Carr's research for her biography of McCullers, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter.

Folder 19 – Carson McCullers – Notes and Photocopies – Duke – Carr Papers [photocopies made in 2004] – Lyndon, Andrew, 1970-1975

     This folder contains copies of Carr's correspondence with Andrew Lyndon III and his friendship with both Tennessee Williams and Carson McCullers.

Folder 20 – Carson McCullers – Notes and Photocopies – Duke – Carr Papers [photocopies made in 2004] – Marks, Robert, 1970-1973

     This folder contains copies of Carr's correspondence with Professor Robert Marks and his wife Hilda about their friendship with Carson McCullers.

Folder 21 – Carson McCullers – Notes and Photocopies – Duke – Carr Papers [photocopies made in 2004] – Massee, Jordan, 1950s-1972

     This folder contains copies of Carr's extensive correspondence with Jordan Massee about his friendship with Carson McCullers, as well as extracts of his journals.

Folder 22 – Carson McCullers – Notes and Photocopies – Duke – Carr Papers [photocopies made in 2004] – Massee, Jordan, 1973-1976

     This folder contains copies of Carr's extensive correspondence with Jordan Massee about his friendship with Carson McCullers.

Folder 23 – Carson McCullers – Notes and Photocopies – Duke – Carr Papers [photocopies made in 2004] – Rodriquez, Amado (Poncho), 1971-1973

     This folder contains copies of Carr's correspondence with Rodriquez who, through his association with Tennessee Williams, knew Carson McCullers in the 1940s and 1950s .

Folder 24 – Carson McCullers – Notes and Photocopies – Duke – Carr Papers [photocopies made in 2004] – Williams, Tennessee, 1948, 1970-1976

     This folder contains a few notes from Tennessee Williams to Carson McCullers, and correspondence between him and Dr. Carr.

Folder 25 – Carson McCullers – Notes and Photocopies – Duke – Carr Papers [photocopies made in 2004] – Wood, Audrey, 1970-1973

     This folder contains correspondence between Dr. Carr and Audrey Wood, a literary agent.

Folder 26 – Carson McCullers – Simons, Dawn Langley (Pepita)/also known as Gordon Langley Hall, 1972-2000

     This folder contains biographical and research materials on Pepita, a friend of the McCullers.

Folder 27 – Carson McCullers – Smith, Lamar, 1999

     This folder contains only a 1999 Perry, Florida telephone book listing McCullers' nephew, Lamar, and a note card with other telephone numbers.

Folder 28 – Carson McCullers – Smith, Rita, 1999

     These are photocopies of scattered pages of Virginia Carr's biography of McCullers, with highlighted and annotated references to McCullers' sister. nd

Folder 29 – Carson McCullers – University of Texas at Austin Research, 1990-1999

     This folder contains Dr. Dews' correspondence with the University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, concerning his research activities there over the course of nearly a decade, including photocopying, slide duplication and access to original materials.  There are also references to other researchers and his helping them to receive clearance from the McCullers estate to publish items from the HRC collections.  Also included are some blank forms relating to research at the research center.

Folder 30 – Carson McCullers – University of Texas at Austin – Catalog Cards, 1993

     This folder contains copies of various catalog cards describing books from Carson McCullers' personal library at the University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, as well as the invoices for photocopying them, [copy made 1993]

Folder 31 – Carson McCullers – University of Texas at Austin – Finding Aids and Notes Cards, 1993

     This folder contains copies of the University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center cards describing items in the Center's McCullers collection, with Dr. Dews' handwritten notes on his research there in 1993.


Folder 32 – Carson McCullers – Works – Articles and Short Stories, 1941-1963


Box 3

Folder 33 – Carson McCullers – Works – Ballad of the Sad Café, 1967-1998

Folder 34 – Carson McCullers – Works – Ballad of the Sad Café, 2003

     This folder contains a screen adaptation of Ballad of the Sad Café written by John Porter.

Folder 35 – Carson McCullers – Works – Clock Without Hands, 1961-1987

Folder 36 – Carson McCullers – Works – The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, 1940, 1967

Folder 37 – Carson McCullers – Works – The Member of the Wedding, 1949-1952

Folder 38 – Carson McCullers – Works – The Member of the Wedding, 1991

     This folder contains arrangements for a showing of the film at the University of Minnesota by the Psychoanalytic Foundation of Minnesota, Inc.

Folder 39 – Carson McCullers – Works – Square Root of Wonderful, 1957

Folder 40 – Carson McCullers – Works – Lecture

     This folder contains a transcript of the lecture that McCullers gave jointly with Tennessee Williams at the 92nd Street WMHA in New York City in May of 1954.  A cassette tape of the lecture is filed in Series 8 -- Audio/Visual Material.

Folder 41 – Carson McCullers – Yaddo, 1997


Series 3 – Publications of Carlos Dews

Folder 1 – Forever in Her Sister's Shadow – Draft, 2000

Folder 2 – Forever in Her Sister's Shadow – Draft – with annotations Roberta Steiner, a cousin of Rita and Carson's, 2000

Folder 3 – Forever in Her Sister's Shadow – Draft – with John Zeigler's notes, 2000

Folder 4 – Forever in Her Sister's Shadow – Research and Notes, 1940s-1990s

Folder 5 – Fourteen Ways of Looking for a Lesbian: Carson McCullers, 1996-1997

Folder 6 – Great Eaters of Georgia, published in Oxford American, 2001-2006

     Earlier drafts of this item were called McCullers's Georgia.

Folder 7 – Illumination and Night Glare – War Letters of Carson and Reeves McCullers, 1943-1945

     This folder contains Dr. Dews' notes on the letters between Carson and Reeves McCullers during World War II and after, which were published in Illumination and Night Glare.  The originals are at the University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Research Center.  The photocopies themselves are not present, but a list of those items he had reproduced is in the folder.  This is true for all the Texas materials he used in his research.

Folder 8 – Illumination and Night Glare – Correspondence – Andrews, Bill, 1997-1998

     William L. Andrews was a professor at Chapel Hill and the editor of Wisconsin Studies in American Autobiography.

Folder 9 – Illumination and Night Glare – Correspondence – University of Wisconsin Press, Braun, Mary, 1997-2002

     This folder contains letters to and from Mary Braun, Carla J. Aspelmeier and Alison Rich.

Folder 10 – Illumination and Night Glare – Contacts re: Carson McCullers in 1967, 1993 and nd

Folder 11 – Illumination and Night Glare – Draft, Part I, 1999

Folder 12 – Illumination and Night Glare – Draft, Part II, 1999

Folder 13 – Illumination and Night Glare – Author's Proof, 1999

Folder 14 – Illumination and Night Glare – Author's Proof and Corrections, 1999

Folder 15 – Illumination and Night Glare – Photos – Carson McCullers – Misc, nd

     These photos are unsourced and undated.

Folder 16 – Illumination and Night Glare – Photos – Harper's Magazine, 1998-1999

Folder 17 – Illumination and Night Glare – Photos – Irish Times, 1997-1998

Folder 18 – Illumination and Night Glare – Photos – Premo, Clarence, 1997

Folder 19 – Illumination and Night Glare – Photos – University of Texas at Austin, February, 1998

     This folder documents Dr. Dews' requests for reproductions from the Harry Ransom Center for Research at UTA.  It includes photocopies of the catalog cards describing the photos and very low quality images taken from microfilm.  He used these images, heavily annotated, to request better copies.  The copies which he received are not present.

Folder 20 – Illumination and Night Glare – Photos – University of Texas at Austin, June-July, 1998

Folder 21 – Illumination and Night Glare – Photos – Warner Bros., 1998

     This folder contains several stills from the movie Reflections in a Golden Eye. Warner Brothers owns the copyright and any requests for publication must be directed to them.  Also included in this folder are some unsourced stills of The Member of the Wedding.

Folder 22 – Illumination and Night Glare – Photos – Yaddo, 1998

     This folder contains several photos of Carson McCullers at Yaddo, which are the property of Yaddo Corporation.

Folder 23 – Illumination and Night Glare – Reviews, 1999-2001


Box 4

Folder 24 – Illumination and Night Glare – Reviews, 1999-2001

Folder 25 – Illumination and Night Glare – French Translation, 2002

Folder 26 – Illumination and Night Glare – Spanish Translation – Correspondence, September 2000-March 2001

Folder 27 – Illumination and Night Glare – Spanish Translation – Draft, 2000

Folder 28 – Illumination and Night Glare – Spanish Translation – Draft, 2000

Folder 29 – Illumination and Night Glare – Spanish Translation – Draft – Chronology, 2000

Folder 30 – Illumination and Night Glare – Misc., 1997-2000 and nd


Series 4 – 7 Middagh

Folder 1 – University of West Florida – Grant Award, 1999-2000

Folder 2 – Proposal and Correspondence Re: Potential Publication, 2001

Folder 3 – Bibliography/Source Abbreviations, nd

Folder 4 – Contacts, 2000-2002

Folder 5 – Information and Articles, 2000

Folder 6 – Brooklyn Information (I), 2000

Folder 7 – Brooklyn Information (II), 2000

Folder 8 – Maps, 1930s-2000s

Folder 9 – Photos, diskette and negatives, January-March, 2001

     These materials are mainly from the Weill-Lenya Research Collection (WLRC ser. 37)

Folder 10 – Rental Contracts, 1947, 1947

Folder 11 – Residents, Guest List, 2000

Folder 12 – Title Search, 2000-2002

Folder 13 – Research Trip to NY, June 20-July 12, 2000

Folder 14 – Research Trip to NY and correspondence, 2000

Folder 15 – Kurt Weill Foundation for Music (WLRC), 2000

     This folder contains correspondence with the Foundation and copies of its finding aids relating to George Davis (whose papers make up series 37 of the Weill-Lenya Research Center's collection) and others who had connections to the house at 7 Middagh during the 1940s.

Folder 16 – Yaddo Archives, 2000

Folder 17 – Ames, Elizabeth –Letters (photocopies), 1940s

Folder 18 – Auden, George – Letters (Letters from the father of W. H. Auden) (photocopies from WLRC 37/III/55), 1939-1941

Folder 19 – Auden, W.H. – Research, 2000

Folder 20 – Auden, W.H. – Research, 2001

Folder 21 – Berman, Eugene (1899-1972), 2001

Folder 22 – Bernstein, Leonard (1918-1990), 1990s

Folder 23 – Blitzstein, Marc (1905-1964), 2000

Folder 24 – Bowles, Jane (1917-1973), 2000

Folder 25 – Bowles, Paul, (1910-1999), 2000

Folder 26 – Boyle, Kay (1902-1992), 2000

Folder 27 – Britten, Benjamin (1913-1976), 2000


Box 5

Folder 28 – Capote, Truman (1924-1984), 2002

Folder 29 – Clark, Eleanor (1913-1996), 2000

Folder 30 – Copland, Aaron (1900-1990), 2000

Folder 31 – Dalí, Gala (1894-1982), 2000

Folder 32 – Dalí, Salvador (1904-1989), 2000

Folder 33 – Darcy, Richard M., 2000

Folder 34 – Davis, George and 7 Middagh (1906-1957), 2000

Folder 35 – Davis, George (1906-1957) – Letters from Maddy Griffin (photocopies from WLRC 37/III/115), 1942-1951

Folder 36 – Davis, George (1906-1957) – Letters to Gypsy Rose Lee (1940s) and research notes of Dr. Dews, 2000

     The originals of these letters are in the Billy Rose Collection of the New York Public Library, which retains the copyright. Publication permission must be sought from them.

Folder 37 – Davis, George (1906-1957) – Letters from Carson McCullers (photocopies from WLRC), 1946, nd

Folder 38 – Davis, George (1906-1957) – Letter and draft letter to Reeves McCullers (photocopies from WLRC), ca. November 18, 1946

Folder 39 – Davis, George (1906-1957) – Letters from Katherine Anne Porter (1890-1980) (photocopies from WLRC), 1948-1950

Folder 40 – Davis, George (1906-1957) – Letters from Pavel Tchelicheff (or Tchelitchew) (1898-1957) (photocopies from WLRC), 1947-1951

Folder 41 – Davis, George (1906-1957) – Letters from Ellen Wright (1912-2004) (photocopies from WLRC), 1948

Folder 42 – Davis, George (1906-1957) – Letter about Davis from John Zeigler to Carlos Dews, 2000

Folder 43 – Davis Family Genealogy (photocopies from WLRC), nd

Folder 44 – Davis, George (1906-1957) – Literary manuscripts, "Notes for a Story", (photocopies from WLRC), nd

Folder 45 – Davis, George (1906-1957) – Misc. Davis Articles

Folder 46 – Davis, George (1906-1957) – Quotations (photocopies from WLRC), nd

Folder 47 – Davis, George (1906-19570 – Obituaries and death records, 1957

Folder 48 – Davis, James C. – Correspondence, 1996

Folder 49 – Davis, Peter – Correspondence, 2000

Folder 50 – Diamond, David (1915-2005) – Correspondence, 2000

     This folder also contains a CD of an oral history interview, a photocopied letter of Reeves McCullers to David Diamond and a photograph of him with Dan Griffin (?) in July of 2000.

Folder 51 – Evans, Oliver Wendell (1915-), 2000

Folder 52 – Fabre, Michel, 2001

Folder 53 – FBI FOIA Guide, 2001

Folder 54 – Flanner, Janet (1892-1978), 2000

Folder 55 – Gregory, Horace (1898-1982), 1999

Folder 56 – Harper's Bazaar, 2002

Folder 57 – Havoc, June (1916-2010), 2001

Folder 58 – Hirschfeld, Albert (Al) (1903-2003), 2001

Folder 59 – Isherwood, Christopher (1904-1986), (photocopy from WLRC), 1939, 2000-2001

     In addition to Dr. Dews' research notes on Isherwood, this folder contains a photocopy of a 1939 letter from Isherwood to George Davis held in the WLRC.

Folder 60 – Kallman, Chester (Simon) (1921-1975), 2001

Folder 61 – Kirstein, Lincoln (1907-1996), 2000

Folder 62 – Kuehn, Susan E. – Letters, 1946, 1949

Folder 63 – Lawrence, Paula (1916-2005), 2001-2005 and nd

     An interview with Paula Lawrence, recorded on three mini-cassettes, is filed with Series 8 -- Audio/Visual Materials.

Folder 64 – Lenya, Lotte (1898-1981), 2000

Folder 65 – MacNeice, Louis (1907-1963), 2000

Folder 66 – McPhee, Colin (1900-1964) – Letters (photocopies from WLRC), 1953

Folder 67 – Mann, Erika (1905-1969)/Klaus Mann (1906-1949), 2000-2001

Folder 68 – Mann, Golo (1909-1994), 2001

Folder 69 – Marshall, Jeffrey (New York trip), October 2000

Folder 70 – McCullers, Carson (1917-1967), 2000-2001

Folder 71 – Mohr, Nicholasa, 2000-2001

Folder 72 – Moses, Robert (1888-1981), 2000

Folder 73 – Muldoon, Paul (1951-), 2000

Folder 74 – Niebuhr, Reinhold (1892-1971), 2000

Folder 75 – Niebuhr, Ursula (1907-1997), 2000

Folder 76 – Nin, Anaïs (1903-1977), 2000

Folder 78 – Pears, Peter (1910-1986), 2000-2001

Folder 79 – Purdy, James (1914-2009), 2000

Folder 80 – Reich, Wilhelm (Psychologist) ( 1891-1957), 2001

Folder 81 – Rockland County Archives, January, 2000

Folder 82 – Rougemont, Denis de (1906-1985), 2000

Folder 83 – Sauerlander, Beata (d. 2000), 2000

Folder 84 – Salzman, Eric, 2000

Folder 85 – Shteir, Rachel, 2000

Folder 86 – Schwarzenbach, Annemarie (1908-1942) I

     This contains a photocopy of Der untrostliche Engel: Das ruhelsose Leben der Annemarie Schwarzenbach by Nicole Müller and Dominque Grente (title page only), 1995

Folder 87 – Schwarzenbach, Annemarie (1908-1942) II

     This contains a photocopy of Das Leben zerfetzt sich mire in tausend Stücker Annemarie Schwarzenbach by Nicole Areti Georgiadou (title page only), 1996

Folder 88 – Smith, Lois (b. 1930), 2001

Folder 89 – Smith, Oliver (b. 1918), 2001

Folder 90 – Steig, William (1907-2003), 2001

Folder 91 – Tchelitchev (or Tchelitchew), Pavel (1898-1957), 2000

Folder 92 – Thomson, Virgil (1896-1989), 2000

Folder 93 – Untermeyer, Louis (1885-1977), 2000

Folder 94 – Vadheim, Robert, June 2000

Folder 96 – Vidal, Gore (1925-2012), 2000-2001

Folder 96 – Vreeland, Diana (1903-1989), 2000

Folder 97 – Wescott, Glenway (1901-1987), 2001

Folder 98 – Wright, Richard (1908-1960) – FBI files, 1940s-1950s

Folder 99 – Wright, Richard (1908-1960) – 2000-2001

     This folder also contains some computer disks relating to the 7 Middagh project.

Folder 100 – Wright, Richard (1908-1960) – 2001

Folder 101 – Younger, Bill/Henehan, Joe (friends of John Zeigler), 2000


Series 5 – Professional Activities


Folder 1 – CMC Center/Stark Avenue, 1981, 2002

Folder 2 – CMC Center/Stark Avenue/Nyack – Proposal for Establishment, 2001

Folder 3 – CMC Center/Stark Avenue – Visit of Dr. Mercer and Joan Mertens, 2002-2003

Folder 4 – Ledger-Enquirer Speaker Series Appreciation, 2002

Folder 5 – Nyack House Events, 1992-1996

Folder 6 – The Valley Reads, 2002

Folder 7 – The Valley Reads – Heart Film Event – Pre-Screening Dinner, October, 2002

Folder 8 – The Valley Reads – Heart Film Event – Springer Opera House, October 2002

Folder 9 – The Valley Reads – Heart Film Event – Stacy Keach Appearance, 2002

Folder 10 – The Valley Reads – Keynote Address, October, 2002


Series 6 – Images, Posters, Oversize Items, etc.

Item 1 – The American Experience, poster, with pencil portrait of Carson McCullers and quote from The Flowering Dream: Notes on Writing. Robert Jacobson: Design.  Framed.  19" x 25".  Also 2 unframed copies.  Moved to Stark Ave. House.  Copyright 1999

Item 2 – Collen Hench designed poster with a Ruth Orkin photograph of Ethel Waters, Carson McCullers and Julie Harris sitting on a couch, published and distributed by Douglas Elliott Gallery, 1151 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94103.  Framed.  Approximately 26" x 22½".  Moved to Stark Ave. House.  Copyright 1950 by Ruth Orkin

Item 3 –Brooklyn Heights: An Illustrated Map and Historical Guide to Brooklyn Heights, New York.  Poster.  Approximately 23" x 29½".  One farmed copy and 2 Unframed copies.  Moved to Stark Ave. House.  Copyrighted 1980 and published by Brooklyn Heights Press.

Item 4 – The Member of the Wedding (1952) -- 15 Movie Stills from the Columbia Pictures film Moved to Stark Ave. House.


Item 5 – The Member of the Wedding, Lobby Card from the Columbia Pictures film depicting a bar scene. Framed. Approximately 11" x 14½". 2 copies. Moved to Stark Ave. House. Copyright 1953 by Columbia Pictures.

Item 6 – The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. Poster from the 1969 Warner Brothers Film features large graphic. Copyright 1968, Warner Brothers Entertainment. Approximately 14" x 22".

Item 7 – The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. Poster from the 1969 Warner Brothers Film features large graphic . Copyright 1968, Warner Brothers Entertainment. Approximately 2'3" x 3'4".

Item 8 – The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. Poster from the 1969 Warner Brothers Film features large graphic. Copyright 1968, Warner Brothers Entertainment. Approximately 3'4" x 4'3".

Item 9 – The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. Poster from the 1969 Warner Brothers Film features large graphic. Copyright 1968, Warner Brothers Entertainment. Approximately 2'10½" x 3'5".

Item 10 – The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. Poster from the 1969 Warner Brothers Film features large graphic. Japanese language release. Approximately 2'5' x 1'8".

Item 11 – The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. Large poster from the 1969 Warner Brothers Film features large graphic. No text.

Item 12 – The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. Large poster from the 1969 Warner Brothers Film features large graphic. Japanese language release.

Item 13 – The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. Warner Brothers - Seven Arts Pressbook. 1969.

Item 14 – Ballad of the Sad Cafe. Poster from the Warner Brothers Film features large graphic. Approximately 2'3' x 3'4".

Item 15 – Reflections in a Golden Eye. Poster from the 1967 Warner Brothers Film. Large graphic. Approximately 2'3" x 3'4"

Item 16 – Reflections in a Golden Eye. Partial set of lobby cards (Numbers 1, 2, 4, 5, 8)

Item 17 – Reflections in a Golden Eye. Still of Marlon Brando and John Huston on the set.

Item 18 – Reflections in a Golden Eye. Small movie poster in color with text in French and Flemish.

Item 19 – Reflections in a Golden Eye. Large movie poster.

Item 20 – Reflections in a Golden Eye. Movie poster. 2 copies. Text in Spanish.

Item 21 – Reflections in a Golden Eye. Movie poster. 2 copies.

Item 22 – Original Sketch of Carson McCullers by Michael Scott. Approximately 17½" X 24".

Item 23 – Original sketch of young Carson McCullers from the Louise Dahl-Wolfe image. Approximately 17½" X 24".

Item 24 –The Oxford American, original cover art by Scott Eagle. Mixed media on matte board. Approximately 18½" X 25".

Item 25 – Four large images of Carson McCullers on museum board.

Item 26 –Illumination & Night Glare, by Carlos Dews. Two posters from Barnes and Noble's discussion and book signing, dated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2002. Approximately 2' 4" X 1' 10½".

Item 27 – Louise Dahl-Wolfe photograph of Carson McCullers from 1940, three post cards. Copyright Center for Creative Photography.

Series 7 – Books and Monographs (cataloged and shelved in the Archives Research Room except as noted below)

1 – Illumination and Night Glare: The Unfinished Biography of Carson McCullers. Edited by Carlos L. Dews. University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, Wisconsin. 1999.

2 – Carson McCullers: Illuminations et nuits blanches. Edited by Carlos L. Dews. Translated by Jacques Tournier. Editions 10/18, Paris. 2001.

3 – Carson McCullers: Illuminacion y fulgor nocturno. Edited by Carlos L. Dews. Translated by Ana Ma. Moix y Ana Becciu. Seix Barrall, Barcelona. 2001.

4 – McCullers, Carson. McCullers: The Complete Novels. Edited by Carlos L. Dews. The Library of America, New York. 2001.

5 – McCullers, Carson. Die Autobiographie: Illumination and Night Glare. Edited by Carlos L. Dews. Translated by Brigette Walitzek. Schoeffling and Co., Frankfurt-am-Main, 2002.

6 – Theatre Arts Magazine, December 1949.

7 – Firsts: The Book Collector's Magazine, December 1996

8 – Romoli, Sara. Il Gotico di Carson McCullers. Dissertation, Universita degli Studi della Tuscia di Viterbo, 2000.

9 – Edmonds, Dale. Carson McCullers. No. 6 in the Southern Writers Series published by Steck-Vaughn Company, Austin, Texas. 1969.

10 – Graver, Lawrence. Carson McCullers. No. 84 of University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers. University of Minnesota, 1969.

11 -- Kirmess Journal. Published May 19, 1962 by the Nyack [New York] Hospital. Copyright 1962 by the Nyack Hospital.

12 – The Harpers Magazine, July 1940.

13 – Shapiro, Adrian M., Jackson R. Bryer, and Kathleen Field. Carson McCullers: A Descriptive Listing and Annotated Bibliography of Criticism. Garland Publishing, New York. 1980.

14 – Myth, Memory, and Imagination: Universal Themes in the Life and Culture of the South: Selections from the Collection of Julia J. Norrell. Catalogue of Exhibition held at the McKissick Museum, University of South Carolina. Fall 1999.

15 – The Oxford American. Issue Number Twenty. [N.B. The cover is a print of Series 1, Item 13.]

16 – Mademoiselle, July 1953.

17 – Colleton, John. On or About the First Day in June. New York: Signet Books, 1979. [N.B. "John Colleton" is a nom de plume of Robert Mark. Mr. Mark was a friend of McCullers.]

18 – Simmons, Dawn Langley. Man into Woman: A Transsexual Autobiography. New York: McFadden-Bartell, 1971. [N.B. Dawn Langley Simmons was a friend of McCullers.]

19 – Chapman, John ed. The Burns Mantle Best Plays of 1949-1950. New York: Dodd, Mead, and Co., 1950. [includes McCullers' Member of the Wedding.]

20 – Brickell, Herschel ed. and Muriel Fuller. O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1943. New York: Doubleday, Doran, and Co., 1943 . [includes McCullers' A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud.]

Series 8 – Audio/Visual Media (1-4 are cataloged and shelved in the Archives Research Room)

1– Carson McCullers, Love Me. Presenter: Russell Davies, Producer: Noah Richler, With readings y Eleanor Bron, New York drama scene Emma Wood and Russell Davies. 07.05.95, 1745-1830 BBC Radio 3. Audio Tape. 2 copies. (A third copy is filed here in Series 8.

2 – Tammy Grimes reads The Member of the Wedding. Listen for Pleasure Books on Cassette. Copyright 1987, Listen for Pleasure, Don Mills, Ontario, Canada. 2 Cassettes in one box.

3 – The Member of the Wedding by Carson McCullers" produced by LA Theatre Works. Produced 2001. 2 CDs.

4 – Carson McCullers Reads from The Member of the Wedding and Other Works." MGM Records. 33 1/3 RPM Vinyl Record in Dust Jacket.

5 – 92nd Street WMHA lecture of Carson McCullers and Tennessee Williams, 1954. A transcript is filed in folder 40 of Series 2, above. 1 audio cassette.

6 – Interview with Michael Boriskin, pianist. Recorded October 30, 2001. 1 mini-cassette.

7 – Interview with Paula Lawrence, singer. Recorded October 24, 2001. 3 mini-cassettes.

8 – Interview with Jordan Massee, friend and cousin of Carson McCullers. Recorded February 25, 1994. 2 audio-cassettes. (Parts 2 and 3 only)

9 – Interview with Peter O'Brien. nd. (Parts 1 and 3 only)

10 – VHS tape of an interview with Jordan Massee.  The tape is in poor condition.


Series 9 – Microfilm

1 – Duke University – McCullers Collection (181-01-02) – Correspondence and notes on Carson McCullers by Jordon Massee. 1 reel

Series 10 – Playbills

1 – Playbill for F. Jasmine Addams: A New Musical. Based on Carson McCullers' The Member of the Wedding. A Playfare Playbill dated October 1971. Directed by Theodore Mann. Located at Stark Ave. House.

2 – Playbill from The Philadelphia Drama Guild in the Zellerbach Theatre at the Annenberg Center in a production of The Member of the Wedding. Playing November 24 – December 11, 1983. Directed by William Woodman. Located at Stark Ave. House.

3 – Playbill for original Broadway production of The Member of the Wedding at the Empire Theatre, dated February 26, 1951. Directed by Harold Clurman and starring Ethel Waters, Julie Harris, and Brandon De Wilde. Located at Stark Ave. House. There are also three copies in the folder.